The Culture & Wildlife of Tanzania

A 9-day Exploration of Tanzania's Diverse Cultures & Wildlife

On this private 9-day journey across northern Tanzania, you'll experience diverse cultures and stunning wildlife in spectacular settings.  Your accommodation will be in small luxury lodges and tented camps, located in Tanzania's remote wilderness areas.

Your adventure begins in the baobab studded plains of Tarangire National Park where you'll search for elephants in the forests and grasslands.  Continue on to the remote alkaline Lake Eyasi where you'll spend a day engaged with the local Hadzabe and Datoga people.  The Hadzabe have occupied this area for thousands of years and speak a unique "click" language (similar to the San Bushmen of southern Africa).  Join them on a morning hunt or bush walk then visit a Datoga homestead to see how these pastoral people live and watch their blacksmith skills as they create jewelry and arrow tips.

You'll visit the Ngorongoro Crater, an enormous caldera filled with wildlife before flying to the northern region of the Serengeti National Park.  Arguably the world's most famous park, the Serengeti is famous for vast, open plains and the annual migration of millions of wildebeest and zebras.  Spend your days searching the park for lions, elephants, cheetah, hundreds of different birds. 

Finally, your journey ends with a flight back to Arusha where you'll visit the Shanga, a collection of artist workshop that supports disabled Tanzanians.  Watch the artists create beadwork and jewelry before your transfer to the airport for your departing flight.

Please note: This is a sample itinerary and we're happy to work with you to customize this safari to your interests and budget.  Contact us with any questions.

SEE DETAILED ITINERARY HERE

BRIEF ITINERARY

Day 1 | Arrive in Arusha | Honeyguide Tarangire Tented Camp

Day 2 | Tarangire National Park | Honeyguide Tarangire Tented Camp

Day 3 | Lake Eyasi | Kisima Ngeda Tented Camp

Day 4  | Hadzabe & Datoga Cultural Experience | Plantation Lodge

Day 5 | Ngorongoro Crater | Plantation Lodge

Day 6 | Serengeti National Park | Serian Serengeti Camp North

Days 7 & 8 | Serengeti National Park | Serian Serengeti Camp North

Day 9 | Return to Arusha

End of Services

As our Culture & Wildlife of Tanzania Safari is a private, tailor-made itinerary, there are no specific departure dates. Just let us know your potential travel dates and we will check on availability of all services.

PAYMENT:

  • The published rate is for cash payment by check or bank transfer.  Payments with a credit card will incur a 3.7% service fee
  • Rate is an estimate and may change based on final itinerary
  • A 20% non-refundable deposit confirms booking
  • Other terms & conditions apply

INCLUDED/EXCLUDED

  • See the detailed itinerary for a complete list of what's included and excluded. 
  • Included:  In general, the rate includes all lodging, park fees, most meals (drinks excl), airport transfers, and services of driver/professional guide.
  • Excluded:. Airfare to/from Africa, entry visas, covid tests, insurance, tipping, drinks, sleeping bag for Kili trek.

2024 Rates

Datoga Homestead

$8960.00 (July-Oct)

Rate is an estimate for per person sharing and cash payment by check or bank transfer.  If you wish to pay with a credit card a 3.7% service fee will be added.   Single supplement applies.

Length: 9 days/8 nights

Route:  Starts and ends in Arusha

What's Calling You to Africa?

Vast plains teeming with wildlife?  Exploring the bush on foot?  Tracking mountain gorillas?  Summiting Kilimanjaro?  Meaningful interactions with the local cultures?

Contact us with your dream of Africa and we'll get you started on your African adventure!